On This Day

What Happened on October 9, 1985

Historical Events

  • "Tango Argentino" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater, NYC; runs for 198 performances
  • Central Park's Strawberry Fields, dedicated
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Weddings

George Gervin

NBA guard George Gervin (33) weds Joyce King in Bexar County, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Emílio Garrastazu Médici, 28th President of Brazil (1969-74), dies at 79
1985 Highlights

About October 9, 1985

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 1 month and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Libra